- observant; attentive; heedful (often followed by of): a man regardful of the feelings of others.
- showing or feeling regard or esteem; respectful.
Origin of regardful
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Examples from the Web for regardful
Even in the exterior of the gift, she had been regardful of his taste.Husks
We are so wise in America, so interested in our fellowman, so regardful of his welfare.Twelve Men
And upon the other hand privations make us regardful of others.Interludes
But if we may not probe too deeply into primal causes, we may still be regardful of the effects.The Quickening
He understands me as well as a man can understand a girl, and he is regardful for me always.Phyllis
Maria Thompson Daviess
- (often foll by of) showing regard (for); heedful (of)
- showing regard, respect, or consideration
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